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Hundreds of First Nations Youth Head to Kelowna to Compete at the 2017 Junior All Native Basketball Tournament

From March 19-24 2017 Syilx Basketball, the Okanagan Nation Alliance (ONA) and Westbank First Nation (WFN) will welcome over 700 athletes to Okanagan Nation territory for the annual, provincial, Junior All Native Basketball Tournament (JANT). This is the largest First Nations youth sporting event in BC. Alongside the current tournament, JANT is will also be […]

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Syilx Early Years

“Our children are our roots and everything we teach them is their responsibility to carry on.” The Early Years program has been in development since early 2011 and is funded by MCFD. A Syilx AECD strategy has been developed and plans for implementations are underway. The SEY Lead provides support for front-line staff and coordination […]

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Wápupxn (Lynx) Transboundary Monitoring Trial

Working with the Derickson Family Trap line from Westbank First Nation and others we caught and radio collared three wápupxn, lynx, in an effort to understand how they use the Kettle River landscape and to determine genetic relationship to lynx within under-occupied habitat in Syilx territory in Washington State. The outlook is to continue to […]

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Pass Creek

Pass (Norms) Creek is the first major tributary to the Columbia River below Hugh Keenleyside Dam adjacent to the town of Castlegar, BC

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